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Field Geophysics 4E


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Preface to the First Edition. Preface to the Second Edition. Preface to the Third Edition. Preface to the Fourth Edition. 1 Introduction. 1.1 What Geophysics Measures. 1.2 Fields. 1.3 Geophysical Survey Design. 1.4 Geophysical Fieldwork. 1.5 Geophysical Data. 1.6 Bases and Base Networks. 1.7 Real-Time Profiling. 2 Gravity Method. 2.1 Physical Basis of the Gravity Method. 2.2 Gravity Meters. 2.3 Gravity Reductions. 2.4 Gravity Surveys. 2.5 Field Interpretation. 3 Magnetic Method. 3.1 Magnetic Properties. 3.2 The Magnetic Field of the Earth. 3.3 Magnetic Instruments. 3.4 Magnetic Surveys. 3.5 Simple Magnetic Interpretation. 4 Radiometric Surveys. 4.1 Natural Radiation. 4.2 Radiation Detectors. 4.3 Radiometric Surveys. 5 Electric Current Methods: General Considerations. 5.1 Resistivity and Conductivity. 5.2 Varying Currents. 6 Resistivity Methods. 6.1 DC Survey Fundamentals. 6.2 DC Practicalities. 6.3 Resistivity Profiling. 6.4 Resistivity Depth-Sounding. 6.5 Electrical Resistivity Imaging (ERI). 6.6 Capacitive Coupling. 7 SP and IP. 7.1 SP Surveys. 7.2 Polarisation Fundamentals. 7.3 Time-Domain IP Surveys. 7.4 Frequency-Domain Surveys. 7.5 IP Data. 8 Electromagnetic Methods. 8.1 Two-Coil CW Systems. 8.2 CWEM Conductivity Mapping. 8.3 Fixed-Source Methods. 8.4 Transient Electromagnetics. 9 Remote-Source Electromagnetics. 9.1 Natural Electromagnetic Radiation. 9.2 Controlled-Source Audio-Magnetotellurics (CSAMT). 10 Ground Penetrating Radar. 10.1 Radar Fundamentals. 10.2 GPR Surveys. 10.3 Data Processing. 11 Siesmic Methods: General Considerations. 11.1 Seismic Waves. 11.2 Seismic Sources. 11.3 Detection of Seismic Waves. 11.4 Recording Seismic Signals. 12 Seismic Reflection. 12.1 Reflection Theory. 12.2 Reflection Surveys. 13 Seismic Refraction. 13.1 Refraction Surveys. 13.2 Interpretation. 13.3 Limitations of the Refraction Method. 14 Seismic Surface Wave Methods. 14.1 Surface Wave Surveys. 14.2 Data Processing. 14.3 Limitations of the Method. 15 Maps, Mapping and GPS. 15.1 Maps and Mapping. 15.2 Satellite Navigation. Appendix: Terrain Corrections for Hammer Zones B to M. Index.

About the Author

John Milsom is the author of Field Geophysics, 4th Edition, published by Wiley. Asger Eriksen is the author of Field Geophysics, 4th Edition, published by Wiley.


Overall, Field Geophysics one of several publishedby Wiley-Blackwell in their Geological Field Guide Series isa good practical introductory reference book for a geophysicaltechnician beginning their career or a quick refresher for someoneusing an instrument they haven t picked up for manyyears. (Environmental & EngineeringGeoscience, 2 May 2013)

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